James R. Webb


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How the West Was Won - Program Book
Here is the souvenir Program Book sold at Roadshow engagements for the 1962 epic in Cinerama, How the West Was Won.

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How The West Was Won (1962) - In The Spirit Of Your Forefathers Trapper Rawlings (James Stewart) is planning revenge on merchant bandit Hawkins (Walter Brennan) and crew, even as he’s fleecing bible beating Prescott (Karl Malden) and his clan (Agnes Moorehead, Debbie Reynolds, Carroll Baker et al), mayhem ensuing, in director Henry Hathaway’s segment of How The West Was Won, 1962.
Big Country, The (1958) - You Can't Have It Both Ways Chuck Connors is Buck Hannassey, number one son at a local ranch who’s just finished hassling the star (Gregory Peck), an east coast fella who’s just been greeted by his fianceè, whose dad owns the rival ranch, and her friend Julie (Jean Simmons), the schoolteacher, with whom he now misbehaves, early in William Wyler’s The Big Country, 1958.
Big Country, The (1958) - I Don't Know As I'd Wear That Hat After credits blazing across the prairie, Gregory Peck as Jim McKay of Maryland arrives in San Rafael, greeted by terse-friendly ranch foreman Charlton Heston, Chuck Connors leading local ruffians, Carroll Baker the awaiting bride-to-be, opening William Wyler’s The Big Country, 1958.
Big Country, The (1958) - Welcome Aboard, Skipper Representing the ranching family he's marrying into, Maryland sea captain Jim McKay (Gregory Peck) pays a first visit to friendly but stubborn neighbor and schoolteacher Julie Maragon (Jean Simmons), who won't sell her land, in William Wyler's The Big Country, 1958.
Cape Fear (1962) - What He Might Do Following the poisoning of the family dog, daughter (Lori Martin) and mom (Polly Bergen) get the low down from lawyer, husband and dad Sam (Gregory Peck) about his enemy in town, in Cape Fear, 1962, from a John D. MacDonald novel.
Cape Fear (1962) - Constant Attention Police chief Dutton (Martin Balsam) informs lawyer Bowden (Gregory Peck) that his stalker Cady (Robert Mitchum) has arrived with an attorney (Jack Kruschen), leading to a tense meeting, in J. Lee Thompson's original Cape Fear, 1962.
Pork Chop Hill (1959) - I Got A Special Interest Scrambling across the hill, under attack, Lt. Clemons (Gregory Peck) assigns a task to disgruntled Franklin (Woody Strode), then changes his mind and asks Jurgens (James Edwards) to watch him instead, in Lewis Milestone’s Pork Chop Hill, 1959, from the book by the official Army historian S.L.A. Marshall.
Pork Chop Hill (1959) - Men Of King Company It's not made clear why the Chinese broadcasters know they are addressing "King" company but, we meet Franklin (Woody Strode), queried by Velie (Robert Blake) then challenged by Clemons (Gregory Peck), in the opening assault in Lewis Milestone's Korean War drama Pork Chop Hill, 1959.
How The West Was Won (1962) - You Can't Fight Front And Rear Confused Union solder Zeb (George Peppard) and a Confederate acquaintance (Russ Tamblyn) are discussing deserting together when they overhear a talk between generals Sherman (John Wayne) and Grant (Harry Morgan), during the Battle Of Shiloh, in John Ford’s brief segment of How The West Was Won, 1962.
How The West Was Won (1962) - This Land Has A Name Today After the long overture and with advanced aerial three-camera Cinerama technology, the opening narration by Spencer Tracy, James Stewart's "Linus Rawlings" the first character introduced, from the original How The West Was Won, 1962.
How The West Was Won (1962) - I Hired This Man! From director Henry Hathaway's segment The Rivers, new partners Lilith (Debbie Reynolds) and Agatha (Thelma Ritter), first with trail guide Morgan (Robert Preston), then with persistent pursuer Van Valen (Gregory Peck), early in How The West Was Won, 1963.
How The West Was Won (1962) - You Can Live With That? Settler Zeb (George Peppard) is enraged because he thinks railroad foreman King (Richard Widmark) has finally provoked the Indians to attack, but it turns out they sent the buffalo, big action sequence from director George Marshall’s “The Railroad” segment of the Cinerama epic How The West Was Won, 1962.

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